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Program Information
Program Name: DBSA-Asheville
Agency Name: DBSA
Year the Program was Started: 2009
Public Contact Person: Marne Davis
Address: PO BOX 1031
Weaverville, NC 28787
Telephone #: (828) 779-1662
Email Address:
Website URL:
Program Category: Peer Support, Support Group
Target Participants:
Program Setting:
Borrowed Space (church, school, community center)
Annual Program Budget: None
Number of staff: Paid Full-Time: None
Paid Part-Time: None
Volunteers: 3-5
Consumer involvement in the program
Number of staff members and volunteers who are consumers: All
How often do consumer staff and volunteers participate in program decisions? Usually
Number of administrators or board members who are consumers: All
Program Training/ Technical Assistance Materials Available: Guides/Manuals, Website
Cost for materials? Sometimes
Program Goals: To help the community cope and relate with depression and bipolar without felling helpless or having stigmas.
Have any outcomes for this program been assessed through internal or external research? Yes
If Yes, details: Public information such as the internet as well as posters and flyers.
Program Mission Statement: Helping individuals that have been diagnosed as depressed or having bipolar disorder through a peer led support team.
Additional Information: There is no cost to be a part of our group. However, we do allow donations.

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